Orange Peel Texture Guide (Updated 2022)

Orange peel texture is a drywall texture sprayed on walls and ceilings to create a surface that is dimpled like the skin of an orange and smooth to the touch. Sometimes referred to as “eggshell” or “splatter” texture, orange peel is usually applied to interior drywall walls and ceilings. Interior walls and ceilings feature four common types of texture. Orange

Best Sandpaper for Drywall, tips and Tricks (2022 Update)

What’s the best sandpaper for drywall? You’re not alone if you’re discovering the many varieties of sandpaper. Which one is best for drywall sanding? Let’s dig right in. In this day and age, you’d be hard-pressed to find many interiors, commercial or residential, that are untouched by drywall. Gypsum board’s cost-efficiency and convenience are hard to beat. With how easy

The Many Benefits to Light Gauge Steel Studs

Light gauge steel studs don’t get much respect. But they are a crucial element to almost every major commercial project. And lately, they are becoming more common in residential buildings as well. Understand the basics, and the numerous benefits of light gauge steel studs to be ready for your next project. Regardless of whether you’re in residential or commercial construction,

Level 5 Drywall Finish, What You Need to Know

What is a level 5 drywall finish? Most people in the construction industry know that there are 6 levels of drywall, ranked from 0 to 5. But do you really understand what that means? Let’s start by explaining that it is based on the level of finish, i.e., the level of preparedness for paint or other decorative coatings. Then, dive

What is Hat Channel?

Hat channel is a hat-shaped framing member used when furring concrete, masonry walls, and ceilings. It provides a non-combustible solution for leveling uneven surfaces and comes in a variety of depths, gauges, and widths. Hat Channel – How Can I Use It?  In commercial construction, hat channels are commonly used as a framing component in furred wall and ceiling assemblies.

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